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Please see our Building Permits page or contact our office at 636-949-7345.
Section 412.050 of St. Charles County Code
Please visit our Citizenserve Citizen Access Portal; call 636-949-7900, ext. 7345; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax your concern to 636-949-1816.
b. You will need to correct the violations listed within the time period identified on the letter. Depending upon the type of violation(s) and whether this is a repeat violations, you may be granted an extension of time to complete the work but this must be granted by the inspector prior to the deadlines on the notice to prevent receiving a summons to appear in court.
To request that the County change the zoning classification for any property, a property owner (or agent for the property owner) can submit an application and copy of their deed to rezone their property along with the application fee. Using the County Master Plan as a guide, County staff will refer the application to the Planning and Zoning Commission with a staff recommendation. After holding a public hearing and taking public comments, the Planning & Zoning Commission will forward the application and its recommendation to the County Council. The County Council will either approve or deny the application. Rezoning a property is typically a three-month process. Visit the Rezoning webpage for more information on the steps to rezone properties.
To determine whether any project or improvements you plan to undertake on your property would require a Floodplain Development Permit, please contact the County Planning & Zoning Division (201 N. Second St., Suite 412, St. Charles, MO 63301, 636-949-7345, (fax) 636-949-7336, email@example.com).
Before purchasing or leasing a property from which to operate a business, contact the County Planning & Zoning Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or 636-949-7335 to verify that the zoning classification for the property allows your specific type of business. Following initial verification, you should apply for a Business Occupancy Permit by submitting the application to the County Building Division (201 N. Second St., Suite 412, St. Charles, MO 63301, 636-949-7345, (fax) 636-949-7336, email@example.com). If you plan to modify the building or site, you will need to discuss those changes with Building Division staff to determine if a building permit will be required. You should also contact the appropriate fire district to see if they will require an inspection. If your business will prepare or serve food you must contact the County’s Public Health Department (1650 Boone's Lick, St. Charles, MO 63301, 636-949-1800, firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding any additional license requirements.
If you wish to operate a business from your home, you should submit a Home Occupation Permit application to the County Planning and Zoning Division (201 N. Second St., Suite 420, St. Charles, MO 63301, 636-949-7335, (fax) 636-949-7336, email@example.com).
St. Charles County ordinances do not require subdivision plats to be created for new parcels or tracts of land when:
• The property to be subdivided is located outside of recorded subdivisions and its legal description was recorded prior to Aug. 23, 1999; and
• No more than two parcels or tracts less than 10 acres in size will be created, or all parcels or tracts created will be equal to or greater than 10 acres in size; and
• All lots or parcels will abut a street (either public or private), or adjoin a newly recorded access easement serving no more than two parcels; and
• The new lot(s) will comply with the minimum lot size and other zoning requirements.